Hyde Park | Stage & Screen

Death by Disconnect

Kiarostami's "Taste of Cherry" keeps viewers at arm's length


Is it ever okay to not feel sympathy for a suicidal person? This is one of the main questions explored by Abbas Kiarostami’s 1997 film, “Taste of Cherry.” Shown February 17 at the Logan Center for the Arts, the film was the finale of the “Death by Cinema” series, organized by UofC visual arts professor Karthik Pandian. Continue reading